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Sortimo strengthens market position with improved material plant process

Master Data Cockpit from valantic ensures clean material master data

With the introduction of the Master Data Cockpit (MDC) from valantic, the leading manufacturer of vehicle equipment and mobile transport solutions with around 1,000 employees worldwide further strengthens its market position and can also realize major orders at short notice with special requests of the desired quality at any time.

Project goal

The project at a glance

Improved transparency, more data control, a comprehensible throughput time and clear responsibilities in the material plant process – these were the requirements of Sortimo International GmbH for a more efficient material master data management.

Project Scope


After the introduction of the Master Data Cockpit, Sortimo no longer requires manual master data duplication across several plants: an automated creation of the missing views with flexible field contents and conditions can now be controlled by the user directly and in real time in the productive system.

Within the departments, only the required fields of the material system are displayed, so that each employee can enter and edit his or her nursing area at a glance. In addition to the evaluations in the SAP standard system, MDC-specific transactions can now also be used, for example, control of workflow progress, possible missed deadlines for each material, or status changes for a process step. A clear deputy regulation in the MDC system ensures a continuous workflow. You can use the MDC overview function to display all fields relevant for the material master and the entire maintained environment of the material.

Responsibility no longer lies entirely with product management. Rather, as desired by Sortimo, the responsible sales channel now acts as the responsible applicant in the material process.

Image source: Sortimo International GmbH

Benefits for Sortimo

Shortening of throughput times and overall workflow duration

Create material views in one step for any number of organizational levels

Convenient and individual customizing

No data migration: control all processes directly in the SAP standard system

User-friendly handling

Reduction of manual errors

Short implementation time at precisely defined costs

Clear overview of all running processes

About Sortimo

Sortimo International GmbH is a leading manufacturer of vehicle equipment and mobile transport solutions. In addition to shelving systems for all light commercial vehicles, Sortimo BOXXen- und Koffersysteme produces systems for trade, commerce and industry. The company has its headquarters and only production site in Zusmarshausen, Bavaria, and employs around 1,000 people worldwide. With nine branches and 26 Sortimo stations in Germany and a presence in over 35 countries, Sortimo is internationally oriented.

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Wiebke Brigel, valantic

Wiebke Brigel

Authorized Officer and Member of the Executive Board
valantic ERP Consulting